Yakel Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Yakel Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jackl or Jäckel, from a pet form of the personal name Jach. Jewish: from a pet form of Jacob.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Yackel, Yokel, Jakel, Yake, Apel, Yeakel, Basel, Wankel, Yaney, Axel

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Yakel Family Origin

Where is the Yakel family from?

Yakel Family Occupations

What did your Yakel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yakel. 13% of Yakel men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Yakel women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yakel were Machinist and Clerk

View Census data for Yakel | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yakel Historical Records

What Yakel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yakel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yakel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Yakel

Passenger List

There are 205 immigration records available for the last name Yakel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Yakel immigration records

Draft Card

There are 384 military records available for the last name Yakel. For the veterans among your Yakel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Yakel military records

You've only scratched the surface of Yakel family history.

Yakel Life Expectancy

What is the average Yakel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Yakel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Yakel in 1960 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yakel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yakel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Yakel Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name